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Cutting Your Central Heating Costs Fast

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Top Tips For Cutting Your Central Heating Costs Fast
Central heating is a luxury which many homeowners take for granted, yet, the cost of running it can be astronomical. According to the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, the average household will spend between 5 and 22% of their post-tax income on energy costs. This is a significant figure which many can’t afford, or simply don’t want to spend on heating their homes. Therefore, when you’re moving up the property ladder or buying your first home in Cornelius, here’s how to cut your central heating bill.

Regularly service & maintain your furnace
You’ll likely be one of the many Cornelius, NC Real Estate households heating and cooling your home via a central furnace. With this type of heating, it’s essential that your furnace is kept in excellent condition to ensure optimum performance. A furnace consists of lots of intricate parts which need to be handled with care, therefore, it’s recommended you get a professional HVAC contractor to inspect and tune-up your furnace to help you in  cutting your central heating costs fast. Most maintenance companies recommend an annual service, so make sure you pop a reminder to book an appointment onto your calendar each year to prevent your central heating costs from being negatively impacted. In between services, a gentle dusting should suffice to keep everything in good working order.

Only heat required rooms
Residents in North Carolina can expect to spend, on average, $272 a month on their energy bills, so, the last thing you want to do is shell out any more than you really have to. When you put your heating on, make sure that it’s only set to heat up the room or rooms in your property which are being used. Doing this can save you hundreds in the long run, it prevents heat being wasted and it’s much better for the environment too. To further save cash and cutting your central heating costs, switch off your heating when you’re not home and consider turning it off or down when you’re heading to bed.

Make home improvements
When you purchase a Cornelius, NC Single Family Home for Sale, make sure you find out from The Martin Real Estate Team, the type of heating system in place. Once you’ve got the keys to your new property, you’ll likely want to put your own stamp on your new place, however, don’t forget to keep some funds aside to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Insulation is a great way of trapping heat in your home when it’s most needed and will help to cool it down during the balmy summer months. It’s also worth fitting seal leaks to air ducts to prevent heat from escaping. Holes in walls from television cables and similar will also allow cold air in and heat out, so it’s worth filling these in or reducing the size of them.

Running central heating can be costly, therefore, homeowners in Cornelius, North Carolina should take steps to lower their bills and their usage. This is easily achieved with regular maintenance, choosing to heat just the rooms in your home which are in use and by making smart home improvements. By following these steps, it won’t be long before your heating bill significantly reduces.

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Cornelius Homes for Sale

Cornelius homes

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20521 Lagoona Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $1,550,000 (2263 sqft)
Subdivision: Biscayne Park
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Bobbie Little | MLS # 3909879 | Active
18019 Harbor Light Boulevard -- 6 BR, 7.4 BA
Price: $16,000,000 (15048 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Premier Sotheby's | MLS # 3895525 | Active
20345 Enclave Oaks Court -- 6 BR, 6.1 BA
Price: $4,350,000 (7780 sqft)
Subdivision: Enclave
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Premier Sotheby's | MLS # 3894844 | Active
17811 Largo Place -- 5 BR, 4.2 BA
Price: $4,199,000 (6455 sqft)
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Fathom Realty | MLS # 3905895 | Active
18121 John Connor Road -- 5 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $3,999,000 (5403 sqft)
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3871330 | Active
18432 Balmore Pines Lane -- 4 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $3,950,000 (7245 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Carlyle Properties | MLS # 3891627 | Active
22531 Torrence Chapel Road -- 5 BR, 6.1 BA
Price: $3,750,000 (7472 sqft)
Subdivision: Country Club Shores
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Keller Williams Lake | MLS # 3881699 | Active
17429 Staysail Court -- 7 BR, 7.1 BA
Price: $3,650,000 (10458 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Premier Sotheby's | MLS # 3838731 | Active
18210 Town Harbour Road -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $3,495,000 (6632 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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NextHome World Class | MLS # 3899155 | Active
17326 Connor Quay Court -- 5 BR, 6.1 BA
Price: $3,395,000 (6542 sqft)
Subdivision: Connor Quay
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Premier Sotheby's | MLS # 3865546 | Active
18612 Balmore Pines Lane -- 4 BR, 4 BA
Price: $3,100,000 (4681 sqft)
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Select Premium | MLS # 3866356 | Active
20316 Havenview Drive -- 5 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $2,995,000 (5321 sqft)
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Carlyle Properties | MLS # 3902397 | Active
17813 Spinnakers Reach Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $2,980,000 (6107 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Premier Sotheby's | MLS # 3862783 | Active
18805 Halyard Pointe Lane -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $2,980,000 (5091 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Realty ONE Group | MLS # 3872303 | Active
20320 Havenview Drive -- 5 BR, 6 BA
Price: $2,895,000 (5763 sqft)
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Carlyle Properties | MLS # 3904630 | Active
19700 Shearwater Point Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $2,450,000 (3674 sqft)
Subdivision: Shearwater Point
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3876407 | Active
20105 Riverchase Drive -- 4 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $2,349,000 (3981 sqft)
Subdivision: Riverchase
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RE/MAX Executive | MLS # 3904918 | Active
19319 Betty Stough Road -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $2,229,000 (6083 sqft)
Subdivision: Patricks Purchase
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ERA Live Moore | MLS # 3894234 | Active
16918 Green Dolphin Lane -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $2,190,000 (1940 sqft)
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Premier Sotheby's | MLS # 3899120 | Active
21444 Country Club Drive -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $2,140,000 (2417 sqft)
Subdivision: Country Club Shores
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Kim Garrett Realty | MLS # 3899688 | Active

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Cornelius Townhomes and Condos for Sale

Cornelius condos

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18651 Vineyard Point Lane -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $669,500 (1285 sqft)
Complex: The Moorings
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John Rhodes | MLS # 3893733 | Active
20115 Henderson Road -- 2 BR, 2 BA
Price: $334,900 (1050 sqft)
Complex: Windward
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John Rhodes | MLS # 3911549 | Active
18710 Oakhurst Boulevard -- 2 BR, 2 BA
Price: $280,000 (936 sqft)
Complex: The Terraces at Oakhurst
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Brigitte Perry | MLS # 3905660 | Active
18721 Skysail Court -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $684,000 (2322 sqft)
Complex: Harborside Townhomes
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RE/MAX Executive | MLS # 3879491 | Active
20407 Harborgate Court -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $645,000 (1347 sqft)
Complex: Harborgate
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Choquette Properties | MLS # 3909006 | Active
9015 Charles Francis Lane -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $632,837 (2654 sqft)
Complex: The Retreat At West Catawba
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David Weekley Homes | MLS # 3905435 | Active
8125 Houser Street -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $597,627 (2585 sqft)
Complex: The Retreat At West Catawba
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David Weekley Homes | MLS # 3892995 | Active
8107 Houser Street -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $595,739 (2726 sqft)
Complex: The Retreat At West Catawba
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David Weekley Homes | MLS # 3894423 | Active
8204 Houser Street -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $593,711 (2726 sqft)
Complex: The Retreat At West Catawba
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David Weekley Homes | MLS # 3892005 | Active
9011 Charles Francis Lane -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $591,534 (2748 sqft)
Complex: The Retreat At West Catawba
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David Weekley Homes | MLS # 3905480 | Active
10424 Audubon Ridge Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $580,000 (2107 sqft)
Complex: Washam Potts Townhomes
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TSG Residential | MLS # 3817990 | Active
19307 Beaufain Street -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $568,900 (2739 sqft)
Complex: St Philip Square
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Bean Realty Group LLC | MLS # 3905163 | Active
10412 Audubon Ridge Drive -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $565,000 (2278 sqft)
Complex: Washam Potts Townhomes
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TSG Residential | MLS # 3818026 | Active
8121 Houser Street -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $558,838 (2379 sqft)
Complex: The Retreat At West Catawba
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David Weekley Homes | MLS # 3892752 | Active
10408 Audubon Ridge Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $555,000 (2189 sqft)
Complex: Washam Potts Townhomes
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TSG Residential | MLS # 3818477 | Active
9003 Charles Francis Lane -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $547,668 (2379 sqft)
Complex: The Retreat At West Catawba
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David Weekley Homes | MLS # 3905644 | Active
9007 Charles Francis Lane -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $537,243 (1977 sqft)
Complex: The Retreat At West Catawba
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David Weekley Homes | MLS # 3905580 | Active
8200 Houser Street -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $531,476 (2379 sqft)
Complex: The Retreat At West Catawba
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David Weekley Homes | MLS # 3877990 | Active
19330 Beaufain Street -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $530,000 (2234 sqft)
Complex: St Philip Square
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DM Properties & | MLS # 3904801 | Active
7910 Village Harbor Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $509,000 (2363 sqft)
Complex: Harborside
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Keller Williams Lake | MLS # 3908888 | Active

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